Governance

What do government workers need more of? Time. And that's exactly what artificial intelligence promises to offer. Our research suggests that cognitive technologies can help agencies free up billions of labor hours per year, to be spent doing real work, not drudge work.

City councils around the United States realize that connecting municipal infrastructure to the internet can improve the quality of life for citizens and ultimately save taxpayers money. The drive to make cities "smarter" is a clear opportunity for infrastructure vendors and systems integrators, but cities are looking to these companies for more than equipment and services.

When residents of the small former mining towns of Wilkeson and Carbonado in the shadow of Mount Rainier call for police help, it's not the town marshal who responds. In fact, neither community has a police department or jail. Instead, it's the patrol division of the Buckley Police Department that answers their calls.

Meeting of 15 agencies is initial step in developing proposals No decisions have been made on funding or financing options President Donald Trump's administration will convene a meeting of at least 15 federal agencies Thursday as a first government-wide step toward crafting the president's $1 trillion infrastructure initiative, a senior White House official said.

State and local government agencies saw the number of bids and RFPs for improved medical equipment grow 21 percent in 2016, more than any other contracting area, fueled by high health care costs and an aging boomer population.

AVs don't have to spell the death of walkable cities. Oklahoma City had the unwanted distinction of being one of the least walkable cities in the U.S. when Mayor Mick Cornett took office in 2004.

For many of us, engaging with our local government offices means long waits, inscrutable forms and stacks of paperwork for basic services. It's a last holdout to the digital revolution, but even city hall can embrace a digital destiny. To better serve residents in this increasingly digital world, local governments are optimizing their IT infrastructure and maximizing their constrained budgets.

Category management is not just a new name for strategic sourcing. Rather, strategic sourcing is one of the tools used by category teams to manage procurement expenditure to achieve mission value. Unfortunately, much of the writing about strategic sourcing conflates it with category management, creating some misunderstanding about how the two are related.

The proposed regulations could lead to the proliferation of high-speed trains in the United States.

Patrick Otellini, dubbed "the world's first chief resilience officer," is stepping down from his position in San Francisco. Otellini took the job in 2014, the first of 100 such positions funded by the Rockefeller Foundation's 100 Resilient Cities Centennial Challenge in cities around the world.

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